indiePub announces finalists for its 2012 Independent Propeller Awards

CINCINNATI, OHIO (USA) – April 4, 2012 – indiePub has finished judging all the entries for its 2012 Independent Propeller Awards video game development competition and is ready to announce the finalists for all categories.

indiePub received approximately 100 entries which were submitted by indie game developers from across the globe.

indiePub will award $50,000 in total cash prizes including $25,000 to a Grand Prize winner and $5,000 to the winner of each individual category: Best Art, Best Audio, Best Design, Technical Excellence and Mobile Game. Winners will be announced April 18, 2012, and may have the opportunity to have their games published by indiePub.

The finalists for the 2012 Independent Propeller Awards are:

Mobile Game

  • CreaVures by MuseGames
  • Drive Them Back by WeDontKnow Games
  • Hero Mages by D20 Studios
Technical Excellence
  • Backworlds by Juha Kangas and Anders Saint Ekermo
  • Burning Thirst by Ninja Monkeys Team
  • Leshy by Team Radioactive Dodos (DigiPen)
  • Nitronic Rush by TeamNitronic (DigiPen)
  • The Red Solstice by IronWard
Best Design
  • Backworlds by Juha Kangas and Anders Saint Ekermo
  • Coloropus by Pigsels Media
  • FYI by Digital Dreams
  • Leshy by Team Radioactive Dodos (DigiPen)
  • Waveform by Eden Industries
Best Audio
  • A Walk in the Dark by Flying Turtle Software
  • Krautscape by Mario von Rickenbach, Michael Burdorfer and Phil McCammon
  • Leshy by Team Radioactive Dodos (DigiPen)
  • Nitronic Rush by TeamNitronic (DigiPen)
  • The Red Solstice by IronWard
Best Art
  • Backworlds by Juha Kangas and Anders Saint Ekermo
  • OIO: The Game by Uncanny Games
  • The Bridge by Ty Taylor and Mario Castaneda
  • The Red Solstice by IronWard
  • Toren by Swordtales
Grand Prize
  • Deity by Double++ (DigiPen)
  • Nitronic Rush by TeamNitronic (DigiPen)
  • OIO: The Game by Uncanny Games
  • The Bridge by Ty Taylor and Mario Castaneda
  • The Swapper by Facepalm Games
indiePub also extends Honorable Mentions to:
  • Aces Wild by Eternal Rivals Studio
  • Bad Bots by PointFiveProjects
  • Dark Scavenger by Psydra Games
  • Gear: Full Circle by Team 3 (DigiPen)
  • Infection by RainForest Artificial Life
  • Solstice by Disco Tank (DigiPen)
  • The Fourth Wall by Lo-Fi
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About indiePub indiePub ( indiePub.com) is a leader in promoting independent video games and their developers.  indiePub has engaged indie game developers and gamers by providing resources to collaborate and create innovative games as well as sponsoring competitions including the Independent Propeller Awards. indiePub is a developer, publisher and distributor of independently created video games for various platforms including game consoles, handheld game systems, mobile devices and tablets. indiePub's elite indie game lineup includes Kona's Crate, Vessel, Storm, Capsized, Catapult for Hire and several yet-to-be announced games.

SOURCE: indiePub

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